COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE — Suspended free agent 3B Brandon Brown 50 games after testing positive for metabolites of stanozolol in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned C Luis Exposito to Norfolk (IL).
BOSTON RED SOX — Reinstated RHP Joel Hanrahan from the 15-day DL.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Transferred LHP Leyson Septimo from the 15-day to the 60-day DL.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Sent SS Erick Aybar to Salt Lake (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
NEW YORK YANKEES — Placed INF Kevin Youkilis on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 28. Recalled INF Corban Joseph from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).
MIAMI MARLINS — Placed 1B Joe Mahoney and OF Giancarlo Stanton on the 15-day DL, Mahoney retroactive to April 28. Recalled LHP Brad Hand from New Orleans (PCL) and OF Marcell Ozuna from Jacksonville (SL). Sent SS Adeiny Hechavarria to Jupiter (FSL) on a rehab assignment.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Recalled RHP Bryan Morris from Indianapolis (IL). Designated LHP Jonathan Sanchez for assignment.
SAN DIEGO PADRES — Sent 1B James Darnell and RHP Tyson Ross to Tucson (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Sent 3B Ryan Zimmerman to Potomac (Carolina) for a rehab assignment.
AKRON AEROS — Called up RHP Will Roberts from Carolina (Carolina).
EL PASO DIABLOS — Signed RHP Deinys Suarez.
FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Signed RHP Taylor Stanton.
WICHITA WINGNUTS — Released RHP Kyle Wahl.
WINNIPEG GOLDEYES — Traded INF Garrett Rau to Laredo for future considerations.
NEWARK BEARS — Signed RHP Ryan Carr and INF Brandon Mims.
QUEBEC CAPITALES — Signed RHP Stosh Wawrzasek.
AMARILLO SOX — Named Bobby Brown manager.
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CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed DT Larry Black, CB Terrence Brown, DT Travis Chappelear, LB Jayson DiManche, WR Tyrone Goard, WR Roy Roundtree, CB Troy Stoudermire, G John Sullen and LB Bruce Taylor.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Waived CB Nick Taylor.
OAKLAND RAIDERS — Re-signed PK Eddy Carmona.
NHLPA — F Brian Rolston announced his retirement.
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DETROIT RED WINGS — Reassigned D Xavier Ouellet from Blainville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) to Grand Rapids (AHL).
PHOENIX COYOTES — Assigned D Michael Stone, F Alexandre Bolduc and F Chris Conner to Portland (AHL).
EAST CAROLINA — Announced men's basketball Fs Robert Sampson and F Yasin Kolo will transfer.
LAMAR — Named Robin Harmony women's basketball coach.
MANHATTAN — Named Pete McHugh assistant athletic director for communications.
PITTSBURGH — Dismissed TE Drew Carswell and DB Eric Williams from the football team. Suspended QB Tra'Von Chapman indefinitely.
TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN — Named John Ishee women's associate head basketball coach.
WENTWORTH TECH — Announced the resignation of assistant trainer Lauren Eck.